ABB India has opened a robotics facility in Bengaluru, Karnataka, to support digital transformation of manufacturing in India.
The new facility is spread over 3,600 sqmtr at the ABB Nelamangala factory premises in Bengaluru. The facility will enable ABB India to deliver robotic applications and digital solutions for a variety of Indian industries, including automotive, food and beverage, electronics and other upcoming sectors.
The facility houses a state-of-the-art shop floor that can run proof of concepts and factory acceptance tests for 1,000 ABB robots every year, which doubles the company’s capacity.
This enables rapid innovation, adaption, optimisation and agile delivery of made-to-order robotics applications for Indian customers.
The facility includes a demonstration centre where the latest technologies in robotic welding, gluing and material handling will be showcased and can be utilised to carry out joint prove-out sessions with customers.
The company will also integrate an ABB AbilityTM Connected Services team that can remotely monitor an installed base of ABB robots to conduct predictive maintenance and high uptime.
Moreover, a new customer experience centre is being set up for customers to learn about the latest in robotics technology and applications, including ABB’s dedicated robot simulation and programming software, RobotStudio.
Additionally, the facility will host a paint lab where customers can run simulations of a broad range of industrial painting applications.
ABB is a supplier of robot, robot systems and machine and factory automation solutions, having shipped over 400,000 robot solutions across the globe.